Articles By
Kheem Gines
CSG leaders highlight projects, cite areas for improvement with student engagement
News Feature // May 15, 2017

According to Article XI of the the University Student Government (USG) Constitution, College Student Governments (CSG) are accountable for handling college-based affairs and the general needs of their respective batches. Furthermore, they organize and implement programs for their respective colleges towards the full implementation of the CSGs’ vision and mission. Delivering the CSGs’ projects For…


Looking ahead: What to expect in 2017
Feature // February 22, 2017

Since coming into office on June 30 last year, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has remained a staple in news headlines. The latter half of 2016 has been filled with reports and analyses of Duterte’s words and actions. Although he maintains a high approval rating of 83 percent in the recently conducted Pulse Asia survey, Duterte…


DLSU inaugurates Rufino campus
Straight News // February 20, 2017

In fulfillment of the University’s mission to make Lasallian education more accessible to young professionals and aspiring lawyers, DLSU officially launched the Rufino Campus at the financial community of Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig as its newest College of Law building last February 18. Carlos Rufino, a member of DLSU’s Board of Trustees and project…


A year in review: DLSU 2016
Straight News // January 30, 2017

The past year has been a rollercoaster of events, bringing both developments and challenges for the Lasallian community. With the beginning of a new year, The LaSallian looks back on the significant and memorable events that transpired in the University last 2016.     Myriad of challenges brought by K to 12 Prior to the…


OCCS on looking after the Lasallian community’s mental health
News Feature // January 9, 2017

  Recent events have called for a stronger attention on the services being offered by the Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS). For the past years, the office has welcomed various members of the Lasallian community for counseling sessions and psychological testing. Aside from the current mechanisms in place to address mental health issues,…


DLSU ROTC reinstated after facing yearlong suspension
Straight News // December 3, 2016

The DLSU Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) has been reinstated after being suspended for the entire academic year (AY) 2015-2016 due to hazing allegations in the Advance ROTC program. DLSU ROTC Deputy Corps Commander John Villamiel and Dean of Student Affairs Amelia Galang confirm the reinstatement and reveal that the program will be offered again…


DLSU prepares for PAASCU accreditation of several programs
Straight News // November 17, 2016

Earlier this year, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC announced the University’s goal of focusing on the accreditation and reassessment of several college departments by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU). Among the departments included are the Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Chemical Engineering, Economics, and Software Technology departments. PAASCU…


MLS, Animo.sys: Looking into DLSU’s enrollment system
In Review News Feature // October 21, 2016

DLSU’s My.LaSalle (MLS) system has gone a long way since early 2002. From managing online enlistment, application to graduate, final grades, and now the self-printing of enrollment assessment forms, among others, the system has been comprehensively addressing the needs of the Lasallian academic community. Today, the University’s enrollment system is comprised of the MLS and…


On Duterte’s pursuit of an independent foreign policy
National Situationer News Feature // October 8, 2016

Four months after being sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte has been dealing with various matters on his hands, ranging from the campaign against illegal drugs to meeting with foreign dignitaries, among others. Part of his key responsibilities as the president is setting and directing the country’s foreign policy. Following his return from Laos for…


Tanggol Wika: Opposing CHED Memo No. 20-2013
National Situationer Straight News // September 26, 2016

Last July, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) ordered all universities to retain six to nine units of Filipino subjects in compliance with the Supreme Court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) on CHED Memorandum (CMO) No. 20 Series of 2013. The memo proposed to remove all Filipino and Literature General Education (GE) subjects from the university…